Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Easy Quiche

Dinner tonight was put together in about an hour (counting baking time) and another delicious pantry meal that felt like something more! Ever since I got the Real Simple cookbook a few Christmases ago, I've become a huge fan of quiche for dinner. Served with a side salad, it's light, healthy, and comforting. I also love how you can completely add lib depending on what's in your fridge and freezer.

Tonight's eggy dinner followed this recipe and included:
  • sun dried tomatoes
  • gouda cheese
  • prosciutto
  • spinach
  • onion
  • salt & pepper
  • thyme
  • nutmeg
We ate this with a salad that included dried cherries, blue cheese, and almonds and a homemade dressing comprised of:
  • olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar
  • dijon mustard
  • maple syrup
  • garlic salt
So simple and so good! To be honest, today was not the best day. I was in a funk all day, even after trying to shake it with a longish run and a walk with Sam this morning. Having time to come home, clean my house, and make this meal really calmed me down. I know that sounds crazy but it's true - having a sense of order and control at least at home makes me feel more centered. Oh and ice cream doesn't hurt - currently having a bowl of vanilla bean with chocolate sprinkles :-)

We're just catching up on DVR tonight and I'm planning on taking a bath and reading some more. Hope you have a lovely night, and I'll catch you back here soon!

How do you get yourself out of a funk after a bad day?


  1. You quiche looks great. I haven't made one in forever but they are so good.

    I am sorry you were in a funk today. Sometimes hanging out at home and getting my life organized helps me too. Hope tomorrow is a better day!

  2. The salad sounds awesome! Can't wait to try it. Sometimes I like to go out to eat to get out of a funk...somewhere fun and enjoyable with Alex!

  3. I was in a funk on Tuesday too! Wine always seems to help and cooking actually relaxes me too. It gives me something else to focus my efforts on! Looks yummy-can't wait to try it.